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Licensed Practical Nurse, OP - Somerset Family Practice

  • Job ID: 989669575
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Somerset Health Services Inc
  • Department: Somerset Family Pract
  • Location: 329 Pleasant Ave, Somerset PA 15501
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $14.88 to $22.66 / hour

Description

 

Somerset Health Services is hiring a Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse, OP to support the Somerset Family Practice in Somerset, PA!

The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. & Saturday mornings from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  This position will have rotating start times to cover the operational hours of the practice, including rotating Saturday coverage . The practice is not open on holidays.

 

This position is eligible for a generous Sign-on Bonus!  Whether you're a recent Graduate Nurse looking to launch your nursing career, or a seasoned RN seeking a change, now is your moment to find your place at UPMC!

Sign-On Bonus Details (Full Time or Flex Full Time status)

  • $7,500 Sign-on Bonus available for nurses with over one year of experience (with a 2-year work commitment)
  • $5,000 Sign-on Bonus available for Graduate Nurses and nurses with less than one year of experience (with a 2-year work commitment)

 

Purpose:
Provides professional nursing care to office patients under supervision of patient care providers.

Responsibilities:

  • Draw blood.
  • Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health).
  • Administer medications including oral, SQ, IM and IV drip.
  • Assist physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments.
  • Assess patient's general condition and take vital signs and weight.
  • Comply with all policies and procedures.
  • Perform IV therapy under direction of Registered Nurse.
  • Document all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data.
  • Promote wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions.

 

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved LPN school of nursing.
  • One year clinical experience preferred.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) OR Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

 

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

 

*Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.  

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